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Study for Galatea

Artist:
Auguste Rodin (French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date:
modeled probably ca. 1889, cast before 1912
Culture:
French
Medium:
Cast plaster
Dimensions:
Height: 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of the artist, 1912
Accession Number:
12.12.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 800
A study (in reverse) for Galatea of the marble group Pygmalion and Galatea (see also 10.31). Another plaster study, similar but headless, is dated 1889.
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